Thu, 24 Sep 2020

U.S. dollar jumps in Asia, stocks mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Australia took off on Wednesday, following the lead in the U.S. and Europe overnight. ...

Central West court appearance for man over Shane De Britt murder

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A 38-year old man appeared in court on Wednesday over the execution-style murder of a ...

Frantic efforts to rescue whales trapped on sandbars off Australia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Rescuers were scrambling on Tuesday, September 22 to save 270 whales stranded off the coast of the Australian ...

44,000 5G base stations now operationg in Beijing

BEIJING, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The number of 5G users in Beijing has hit 5.06 million following the city's ...

More U.S. military leaders voice concern about Trump re-election

Activism in the U.S. Presidential Election by senior military personnel, retired and serving, has reached an unprecedented level. Alan Austin ...

Trump and Yoshihide Suga confer on Japan-U.S. security alliance

TOKYO, Japan - Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday discussed the importance of pursuing ...

Sydney man held in maximum security prison in Egypt over Facebook post

CAIRO, Egypt - A Sydney man is imprisoned in a maximum security prison in Tora, Egypt for liking a Facebook ...

China Expanding Detention Camp Network In Xinjiang, Researchers Say

China's network of detention centers in the northwest Xinjiang region is much more extended than previously thought and has been ...

South Australia to host opening four rounds of Sheffield Shield

Melbourne [Australia], September 24 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) on Thursday announced that South Australia will be hosting the opening four ...

China's Wang Xinyu advances at French Open qualifying

Wang Xinyu of China returns the ball during her women's singles first round match against compatriot Wang Yafan at the ...

Maruti Suzuki launches car subscription plan in Delhi NCR, Bengaluru

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): Maruti Suzuki on Thursday launched its vehicle subscription programme for people in Delhi, NCR ...

Automakers Sue US Government Over Tariffs on Chinese Imports

NEW YORK - Automakers Tesla, Volvo, Ford and Mercedes-Benz have sued the U.S. government over tariffs on Chinese goods, demanding ...

Global banking recovery will stretch to 2023 and beyond: SP

Melbourne [Australia], September 24 (ANI): COVID-19 and the oil price shock of 2020 are taking a heavy toll on global ...

Coronavirus watch updates, Sept. 24

People walk in Times Square during the COVID-19 pandemic in New York, the United States, Sept. 13, 2020. (Photo by ...

Equity indices down by 1.5 pc, metals and PSU banks drag

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices plunged by nearly 1.5 per cent during early hours on Thursday ...

On this day in 2007: MS Dhoni-led India won inaugural T20 WC

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): It was on September 24, 2007, when MS Dhoni-led India managed to win the ...

Ben Cutting leaves Brisbane Heat, signs with Sydney Thunder

Sydney [Australia], September 24 (ANI): Sydney Thunder have confirmed the signing of Australian all-rounder Ben Cutting ahead of the upcoming ...

Harvest season for crabs in E China

A crab breeder shows a crab at a breeding base in Wuxing District of Huzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. ...

Would be hard for China to maintain stable economic expansion

Nay Pyi Taw [Myanmar], September 24 (ANI): While China continues to claim that it is steadily recovering from the coronavirus-induced ...

MEPs asking for a reshaping of EU-China relations framework

Brussels [Belgium], September 24 (ANI): The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have asked the European Union to reshape the ...

Update: China to further improve quality of listed companies

An employee arranges products to be exported to Russia at a food processing company in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, ...

Opinion: The TikTok deal, a brazen heist

The logo of TikTok is seen on a smartphone screen in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, Aug. 30, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu ...

China Stuns South Americans With Aggressive Galapagos Fishing Fleet

A Chinese fishing armada that has shown up off the northwestern coast of South America has stunned several governments there.The ...

US President urges citizens to enroll in COVID-19 vaccine trials

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Urging the US citizens to participate in COVID-19 vaccine trials, President Donald Trump on Wednesday ...

Woods to defend title at ZOZO Championship @ Sherwood

Tiger Woods announced Wednesday that he intends to defend his title at the ZOZO Championship @ Sherwood. The tournament will ...

Philippines: Facebook Removes China-based Fake Accounts

Social media giant Facebook said it has taken down more than 150 fake accounts that originated in China over interfering ...

US obstructing talks to ban militarisation of outer space: China

Beijing [China], September 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States is obstructing the international negotiations on an arms control agreement related to ...

Myanmar NGOs becoming vehicles for Western propaganda, claims China

Nay Pyi Taw [Myanmar], September 24 (ANI): Amid the rise in number of voices opposing China's human rights violation, Beijing ...

India 'proud' to endorse US initiative on Joint Statement on UDHR

New York [US], September 24 (ANI): India on Wednesday (local time) said it is "proud" to endorse the US initiative ...

US Congress Moves to Bar All Goods Made in Xinjiang

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill aimed at banning goods made with forced labor in China's ...

China knew how virulent COVID-19 was, says Pompeo

Wisconsin [US], September 24 (ANI): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said that the Chinese Communist Party knew ...

US reviewing influence of 2 Chinese 'United Front' operations: Pompeo

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI/Sputnik): The US State Department is currently reviewing two Chinese government organisations working in the United ...

Together for More Women in Nuclear: How to Close the Gender Gap

"It is not just important, it is key". This was IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi's reply today when asked ...

Congress Moves to Bar All Goods Made in Xinjiang

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill aimed at banning goods made with forced labor in China's ...

¿Por que les encanta TikTok a los ninos?

TikTok, una plataforma de redes sociales dirigida a usuarios de telefonos moviles jovenes, fue la segunda aplicacion mas descargada del ...

Tibetan Police Officer Arrested in New York as Chinese Spy

An ethnic Tibetan New York City police officer and U.S. Army reservist was unmasked this week as a spy working ...

Ethnic Chinese Creative Workers Say Hollywood Has a China Problem

Creative workers overseas have hit out at Hollywood over what they say is the movie industry's long-running failure to stand ...

North Korea Arrests Two for Using Fake Money to Buy Food

Authorities in North Korea recently arrested two people who were caught using fake money in local markets, turning to crude ...

Photo exhibition on Uyghur Genocide held in front of UNHRC

Geneva [Switzerland], September 23 (ANI): A photo exhibition titled "Stop Uyghur Genocide! Stop Uyghur Forced Labour" has been organised at ...

Xi, UN chief hold videoconference

Chinese President Xi Jinping has a videoconference with United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. ...

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Why Biden should not pick Michele Flournoy as defense secretary

If the Democrats manage to push Joe Biden over the finish line in November's election, he will find himself presiding ...

U.S. stocks shake-out, Nasdaq Composite drops more than 3%

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks closed sharply lower in the United States on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones plunging ...

Life could be habitable underground on Mars, scientsts say

MASSACHUSETTS, September 23 (ANI): Recent science missions and results are bringing the search for a life closer to home, and ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slams U.S. at UN General Assembly

NEW YORK, New York - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used the killing of American African George Floyd under US police ...

Frantic efforts to rescue whales trapped on sandbars off Australia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Rescuers were scrambling on Tuesday, September 22 to save 270 whales stranded off the coast of the Australian ...

Earth-sized planet discovered by scientists at Massachusetts institute

CAMBRIDGE, UK - Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), along with others, have discovered an Earth-sized "Pi Planet" ...

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